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Evidence destruction could lead to new molestation trial

Evidence destruction could lead to new molestation trial

Audiotape might have helped Tucsonan's defense, state Supreme Court says.

July 18, 2014 12:05 pm
Tucson man arrested in child-sex case

Tucson man arrested in child-sex case

A Tucson man was arrested on suspicion of child-sex crimes after police say he arranged for a sexual encounter with a police detective he thought was an underage girl.

June 13, 2014 3:43 pm

Ruling: Expert witnesses can testify without knowing victims

PHOENIX — Juries are entitled to hear from an expert witness on a particular type of crime even if that person knows nothing about the victims in the case, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Thursday.

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Ex-Tucson police officer's rape trial now in jury's hands

The credibility of the victim was the focus of much of the closing arguments on Thursday in the trial of a former Tucson police officer accused of raping a woman while on duty.

May 30, 2014 12:00 am

Pinal County teen faces more sex-crime charges

FLORENCE — An 18-year-old Arizona man accused of preying upon school students faces multiple counts of sexual assault, sexual conduct with a minor and other crimes, a prosecutor's office said Thursday.

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Pima County deputies arrest man on sexual abuse at in-home day care

Pima County deputies arrest man on sexual abuse at in-home day care

The owner of an in-home day care is facing sexual abuse and child molestation, authorities said Monday night.

April 07, 2014 9:45 pm Related
Mesa man arrested on suspicion of child molestation

Mesa man arrested on suspicion of child molestation

A Mesa man suspected of molesting a 4-year-old girl was arrested Monday. 

April 01, 2014 10:04 am
Worker arrested in care-home sex assaults

Worker arrested in care-home sex assaults

An employee was arrested Thursday in connection with a sexual assault of an elderly woman who lived at Villa Maria Care Center, police said.

March 01, 2014 12:00 am Related

Tucson man who fondled girl given 18 months, probation

A Tucson man convicted of fondling a 9-year-old girl at a McDonald’s restaurant was sentenced to 18 months in prison Thursday.

December 19, 2013 4:00 pm
3 Tucson sisters tell police they were imprisoned up to 2 years

3 Tucson sisters tell police they were imprisoned up to 2 years

Three malnourished sisters told Tucson police they were held in captivity and filth for up to two years until two of them escaped early Tuesday to a neighbor’s house, after their stepfather allegedly threatened them with a knife.

November 27, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Victoria Steele: CPS crisis cannot wait; Governor should call special session

Victoria Steele: CPS crisis cannot wait; Governor should call special session

Happy Thanksgiving! It is a common greeting this time of year, but it will be hard to enjoy the holiday knowing that it won’t be happy — not for the thousands of Arizona children living in fear of abuse or neglect.

November 26, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Ex-Tucson cop facing sex assault charges

Ex-Tucson cop facing sex assault charges

A former Tucson police patrol officer is facing sexual abuse and sexual assault charges, the department said Wednesday.

September 25, 2013 6:00 pm
Law & Order briefs: Deputies seeking man in child molestations

Law & Order briefs: Deputies seeking man in child molestations

Deputies seeking man in child molestations

August 21, 2013 6:00 pm
Detectives searching for man in molestation case

Detectives searching for man in molestation case

The Pima County Sheriff's Department is seeking to question a man in connection with multiple allegations of child molestation, the department said Wednesday.

August 21, 2013 6:00 pm

Alleged Tucson impostor awaits jury decision

Three women have accused Norman Adrian Alvarez of impersonating a police officer or bounty hunter as part of a ruse to sexually molest them or extort money and/or sex.

August 11, 2013 12:00 am
Man guilty of sexually abusing woman on Phoenix-to-Newark flight

Man guilty of sexually abusing woman on Phoenix-to-Newark flight

NEWARK, N.J. — A northern New Jersey man was convicted Friday of sexually abusing a woman on a cross-country flight who said she woke up to find his hands reaching around from behind to molest her.

July 19, 2013 5:15 pm
Arizona teacher accused of having sex with student

Arizona teacher accused of having sex with student

A Gilbert teacher is in custody for allegedly having sex with a 17-year-old girl who was one of his students, authorities say.

June 21, 2013 5:40 pm Related

Man who fondled girls at Tucson stores given 3.5 years in prison

A 30-year-old man who pleaded guilty to molesting two girls inside stores in two separate incidents was sentenced to three and half years in prison Monday.

May 13, 2013 4:18 pm

Tucson men charged in sex exploitation cases involving children

Two Tucson men were arrested Friday in connection with separate incidents of sexual exploitation of minors, officials said.

April 20, 2013 12:00 am
2 Tucson men arrested in separate child sex-crime cases

2 Tucson men arrested in separate child sex-crime cases

Two Tucson men were arrested today for their suspected involvement in separate incidents of sexual exploitation of minors.

April 19, 2013 2:25 pm Related

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